Twisted Grapes Cardigan by Vera Sanon
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Twisted Grapes Cardigan

June 2012
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
900 - 1800 yards (823 - 1646 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL)
This pattern is available for free.


XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL)
Chest Measurement: 34 (36, 38, 42, 44, 48, 52, 56) inch finished garment chest measurement.

Cascade Yarns® Venezia Sport
70% Merino Wool / 30% Silk
100 g (3.5 oz) / 307 yds (281 m)
3 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins
1 set of US 4 (3.5 mm)/16” & 32” circular needle & DPN or needle size to obtain gauge
1 set of US 3 (3.25 mm)/16” & 32” circular needle & DPN
Round & Removable Stitch Markers
Stitch Holders
Tapestry Needle

24 sts x 28 rows = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette st on larger sized needles

This cardigan is worked in top-down construction, which gives the knitter the opportunity to try on the sweater during the knitting process to get a customized fit, especially in length. The front of the sweater features a beautiful and classic cable with lace insert. It is easy to knit and instructions are included in charted and written out format.

The set-in sleeves are also worked from the top down by picking up stitches around the armhole, the sleeve caps are shaped by working short-rows and worked in the round to the desired sleeve length. Don’t let the short-row shaping intimidate you because it is much easier than it sounds. Great online tutorials in print and video format are available to assist in learning how to work short-rows.

However, for those knitters who would prefer to work sleeves the more traditional way, from the bottom-up and seamed, instructions are included.